Sheila Mae LeBleu, 82, of Lake Charles, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at a local hospital. A native and lifelong resident of Lake Charles, Sheila was born on November 7, 1940 to Otto and Ethel Richard. Sheila worked many years for the Calcasieu Parish School District as a Cafeteria worker.
She cherished her job feeding the kids in the community and her many coworkers that she considered family. Sheila loved fishing, crabbing and working in her garden. She will be most remembered for her cooking and her ability to bring people together.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Marty LeBleu, Rickie Hebert and Gilbert Hebert, her daughters, Vera Hebert, Becky Hebert and Brenda LeBleu, Brother, Larry Richard as well as 9 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 husbands, Chester Joseph Hebert and Louis Milton LeBleu, 3 brothers, Leland Richard, Otto Richard and Vernon Richard, 3 grandchildren, Caleb Jace Hebert, Payton Star McFarlain, and Terri Sash, and 2 step children Kathy LeBleu and Art LeBleu.
Visitation will be Sunday, March 19, 2023 from 11:00AM until 8:00PM at Johnson Funeral Home, 4321 Lake St., Lake Charles, LA. 70605. Visitation will continue at 10:00AM Monday, March 20, 2023. Funeral services will begin at 2:00PM Monday, March 20, 2023 also at the funeral home. Graveside services will immediately follow at Old Ritchie Cemetery in Moss Bluff.